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The USA U19 World Championship Team opened play with a 72-57 victory over Spain at the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship. Read what USA head coach and athletes Napheesa Collier, Destiny Slocum, Shakayla Thomas and A'ja Wilson had to say about the win.

The USA U19 World Championship Team earned a hard-fought, 85-82 exhibition victory over Australia on July 12. Read what USA head coach Dawn Staley and athletes Crystal Dangerfield and A’ja Wilson had to say about the win.

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Two years ago, 16-year-old A’ja Wilson tried out for and was named to her first USA Basketball team. The youngest member of the 2013 USA U19 World Championship Team, this summer Wilson is the USA U19 veteran and is ready to lead the team in Russia.

Headlined by 6-foot-3 forward A’ja Wilson (South Carolina/Hopkins, S.C.), one of the youngest members of the 2013 USA U19 World Championship Team and MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, eight gold medalists were named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Championship Team.

  • Author:
    Megan Fontenot
  • Date:
    May 15, 2015

Six members of the 2014 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team returned this weekend to try out for the 2015 USA U19 World Championship Team. After qualifying the USA for the 2015 U19s, these athletes want to finish what they started and compete for gold in Russia.

There are 23 players with USA Basketball experience who have reached the Final Four in the 2015 NCAA Tournaments -- 15 on the women's side and eight on the men's side.

The Sweet 16 of the NCAA Women's Tourament features 40 players with USA Basketball experience, spread among 13 of the 16 teams. Here are some of them.

  • Date:
    Mar 16, 2015

A'ja Wilson, a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball and MVP of the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, is ready to lead the University of South Carolina into the NCAA Tournament this week. Things weren't always easy for Wilson, but she has worked hard to succeed both on and off the court. Hear what she has to say about the advice her grandmother gave her, and what she loves most about playing basketball.

  • Date:
    Nov 24, 2014

USA Basketball members Recee Caldwell, Malik Newman and A'ja Wilson, each of whom won gold in competition for USA Basketball in 2014, talk about the pride they get from playing for their country.

Several players who have helped USA Basketball women's teams win championships in recent years are just now beginning their college careers. Here are some of those players who will be contributing at major Division I programs this season.